Bucuresti, Bucuresti

Full Time

On Site

Android Software Engineer

June 10, 2019

About the role

We are looking for a talented Android Software Engineer eager to deliver a best-in-class mobile application. You will be directly involved in designing, developing, maintaining and enhancing the Fitbit Android application. You will be working alongside an international team of talented and dedicated colleagues who have a common goal to help people lead healthier lives. You will be responsible for proposing, evaluating and implementing software solutions that meet the need of the application. You will work with product managers, UI/UX designers, backend and frontend developers in order to create beautiful mobile user experiences that allow users to intuitively accomplish any task. Our mobile clients are a vital part of the user interface to the Fitbit platform.

Check out our current mobile app for Android at:

Required Skills

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years experience in building mobile apps for Android
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Android SDK
  • Object oriented software development experience with a solid grasp of algorithms and data structures
  • Experience creating reusable components with elegant, intuitive API interfaces
  • Experience working with databases and working with REST APIs
  • Experience using a modern version control system
  • Desire to work with design and product in order to define requirements
  • Open minded about exploring and using new technologies
  • A strong sense for when refactoring is needed
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English is a must

Nice-to-have skills

  • Experience in building hybrid apps: native and javascript based (PhoneGap, Cordova, Webviews) is a big plus
  • Familiarity with Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • A drive to keep performance high using profile guided optimization
  • A feel for visual and interaction design
  • A knack for appropriate abstraction
  • Experience using Android NDK
  • Experience collaborating with remote team members
  • Experience working closely with product management to ship features in consumer oriented software
  • Expertise in one or more of our core technology areas:
    • Android UI / Graphics / Animation
    • Bluetooth / Bluetooth Low Energy